Geotechnical Engineering MCQ PART 4- IES, RRB, GATE AND PSC EXAMS

Geotechnical Engineering MCQ PART 4 Answers

Question No. 1
During seepage through a soil, direction of seepage is always
(A) Parallel to equipotential lines
(B) Perpendicular to stream lines
(C) Perpendicular to equipotential lines
(D) None of these

Question No. 2
The seepage force in a soil, is
(A) Perpendicular to the equipotential lines
(B) Proportional to the exit gradient
(C) Proportional to the head loss
(D) All the above

Question No. 3
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) Coefficient of compressibility is the decrease in void ratio per unit increase of pressure
(B) The percent settlement at any time is called degree of consolidation
(C) Time factor is a dimensionless quantity
(D) All the above

Question No. 4
Direct measurement of permeability of the specimen at any stage of loading can be made
(A) Only in fixed ring type consolidometer
(B) Only in floating ring type consolidometer
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above

Question No. 5
The property of a soil which allows it to be deformed rapidly without rupture, elastic rebound and also a volume change, is known
(A) Porosity
(B) Plasticity
(C) Permeability
(D) Ductility

Question No. 6
Failure of the stability of slopes, generally occurs along
(A) Slip plane
(B) A horizontal surface
(C) A curved surface
(D) All the surfaces

Question No. 7
The shearing force acting along the slice of a curved surface of slippage, causes the soil to slide
(A) Down at the centre
(B) Down at the toe
(C) Upward at the centre
(D) None of these

Question No. 8
With the increase in the amount of compaction energy
(A) Optimum water content increases but maximum dry density decreases
(B) Optimum water content decreases but maximum dry density increases
(C) Both optimum water content and maximum dry density increase
(D) Both optimum water content and maximum dry density decrease

Question No. 9
Soils containing organic matters
(A) Are of spongy nature
(B) Swell with decrease of moisture
(C) Shrink with increase of moisture content
(D) None of these

Question No. 10
Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density
(A) Multiplied by unit weight of water
(B) Divided by unit weight of water
(C) Plus unit weight of water
(D) Minus unit weight of water

Geotechnical Engineering MCQ PART 4 Answers

Question No 1:  c

Question No 2:  d

Question No 3:  d

Question No 4:  a

Question No 5: b

Question No 6:  c

Question No 7: a

Question No 8: b

Question No 9: a

Question No 10: d

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